The SMU Mustangs walked it off with a Hail Mary touchdown pass to take down Louisiana Tech on Saturday in Ruston, LA.

SMU had the ball at the LA Tech 33-yard line with six seconds remaining, trailing 37-33. Mustangs quarterback Tanner Mordecai threw one up for grabs into the end zone, and the ball was deflected, right into the hands of Roderick Roberson for an SMU game-winning touchdown as time expired.

While that pass of course took some luck, it capped off a monster day for Mordecai: 36-of-48, 395 yards, five touchdowns, and no interceptions, to go with eight carries for 51 yards.

SMU entered this game as an 11-point favorite, and had a nine-point lead in the third quarter, so they narrowly avoided what would’ve been a rough loss. And LA Tech missed out on what would’ve been a great win, instead getting a heartbreaking loss.

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